Supernatural calling

Priest hand on his chest

St. Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church, says every vocation to the priesthood must begin with a divine calling; this was true even for Jesus Christ.

No vacation from your vocation

Wooden Cross

One of the most helpful pieces of advice I received during my time in the seminary was this: “There is no vacation from your vocation.”

Discipleship involves service


As a teenager and college-aged student, the summer provided me ample opportunity to work, to spend time with family and friends, to rest, and to serve others.